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PEE Poll: Best digital creature of the year(the real one)
Gollum   -19 (55.9%)
Dobby   -0 (0%)
Yoda   -9 (26.5%)
Treebeard   -4 (11.8%)
Jar Jar Binks   -2 (5.9%)
Total Voters: 34

Mr. Potter

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« on: 01-02-2003 20:38 »

Vote for what you think was the best digital creature of the year. I go for my preciousss.
aslate

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« Reply #1 on: 01-02-2003 20:39 »

1: Who?
2: Who?
3: Didn't see
4: Who?
5: Wasn't that last year?
Mr. Potter

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« Reply #2 on: 01-02-2003 20:44 »

1: Gollum from The Two Towers
2: Dobby from Chamber of Secrets
3: Yoda from Attack of the Clones
4: Treebeard from The Two Towers
5: This is the best digital creature of 2002.
aslate

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« Reply #3 on: 01-02-2003 20:49 »

 
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Originally posted by Mr. Potter:
1: Gollum from The Two Towers
2: Dobby from Chamber of Secrets
3: Yoda from Attack of the Clones
4: Treebeard from The Two Towers
5: This is the best digital creature of 2002.

1: Golem?
2: Ach! Harry Potter, kill kill!
3: Didn't see
4: Didn't see
5: Ach! Jarjar, kill kill!

Ben

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« Reply #4 on: 01-02-2003 21:13 »

Gollum. Still, kudos to all the CG artists involved. I know how hard that shit is to pull off successfully.
Chump

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« Reply #5 on: 01-02-2003 21:21 »

Treebeard.

Ents are my favourite LotR character. I was reading 'The Return of the King' 20 minutes ago in fact. Quickbeam, Treebeard... I love them all...
bankrupt

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« Reply #6 on: 01-02-2003 21:42 »

I like the treebeard, especially that one who got set on fire.
Melllvar

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« Reply #7 on: 01-02-2003 22:05 »

Went with Yoda.
Red5

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« Reply #8 on: 01-02-2003 22:54 »

Definatley Yoda, his sabre fight is so funny.
Kryten

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« Reply #9 on: 01-02-2003 23:23 »

Hoom, homm...
Nixorbo

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« Reply #10 on: 01-02-2003 23:29 »

Dirty, filthy little thieves.  They stole it, and I wants it!
Just Chris

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« Reply #11 on: 01-03-2003 01:14 »

Yoda da man! (well, I had to say it)
dadbot

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« Reply #12 on: 01-03-2003 02:30 »

I'm a Yoda man myself - maybe that's a loyalty thing.
Red5

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« Reply #13 on: 01-03-2003 02:34 »

 
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Originally posted by dadbot:
I'm a Yoda man myself - maybe that's a loyalty thing.

Loyalty? Eh? Are you trying to tell us you are yodas bitch?  tongue

[yoda]Take you now, i will[/yoda]
Nurdbot

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« Reply #14 on: 01-03-2003 02:38 »

Gollum Owns you,And Jar-Jar-Bink's chance of winning this poll is about the same as a certain Terrorist Leader becoming a born again Christian.
dadbot

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« Reply #15 on: 01-03-2003 02:42 »

 
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Originally posted by Red5:
 Loyalty? Eh? Are you trying to tell us you are yodas bitch?   tongue

[yoda]Take you now, i will[/yoda]

he is old & wise that's all.  You disgust me with your sordid accusations


  mad
Tweek

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« Reply #16 on: 01-03-2003 06:04 »

Voted for Yoda did I.
ZombieJesus

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« Reply #17 on: 01-03-2003 06:09 »
« Last Edit on: 01-03-2003 06:09 »

I didn't like the Ents that much.
I haven't seen Harry Potter.

We votes for Gollum.

Edit: Why does almost every character have some speech impediment or grammar problem?

Yoda talking in sentences with reversed or mixed up word order, slow talking Ents, split personality Gollum that refers to himself as "we", Jar Jar, ...
Mitsui

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« Reply #18 on: 01-03-2003 06:35 »

Yeah, the Ents actually looked really bad in my opinion.

Gollum gets my vote.
Gocad

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« Reply #19 on: 01-03-2003 08:09 »

Gollum was great. He did not only look good (for a CGI character), he also had more personality than the rest of the cast.
ZombieJesus

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« Reply #20 on: 01-03-2003 10:49 »

 
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Originally posted by Gocad:
Gollum was great. He did not only look good (for a CGI character), he also had more personality than the rest of the cast.
Yeah exactly, a split personality.  tongue
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I think the Ents could have been done better too.

Teral

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« Reply #21 on: 01-03-2003 16:46 »

Nice hobbit.

In other words "Sméagol/Gollum.
Mr. Potter

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« Reply #22 on: 01-03-2003 18:34 »

I thought the Ents were cool. The Flooding of Isengard was one of the greatest scenes I have ever seen in cinematic history.
By the way, who would you think will win at the Oscars for Best Visul Effects: Attack of the Clones or The Two Towers?
I think The Two Towers because it got so many critical acclaim and it's the BIG movie of the season. Attack of the Clones it's long forgotten for the Academy members. Also Richard Taylor(sculpturer,make-up guy, miniature artist, costume designer and practically everything that WETA Workshop did for the trilogy) said that AOTC had many great effects but no emotions. In TTT you see how a tree is sad by the death of its friends, you see how a tortured creature talks to himself, for God's sake even a red eye makes you almost wet your pants. While in AOTC what you see is a bunch of stuff who looks like robots or aliens or something. And I believe that. But what do I know, maybe I'm wrong. What do you think?
MuscaDomestica

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« Reply #23 on: 01-03-2003 18:47 »

ZombieJesus, the pattern continues Dobby also refered to himself in the third person.
MelBee

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« Reply #24 on: 01-03-2003 21:54 »

Hells Bells, who voted for Jar Jar? Ack!
Gollum, heeeeees my preeeeeecious Gollum
DrThunder88

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« Reply #25 on: 01-04-2003 02:26 »

Personally, I liked the Basilisk from Chamber of Secrets.  It didn't do much acting, but it was one scary-ass snake.
Nurdbot

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« Reply #26 on: 01-04-2003 02:27 »

Nassssty Hobbit's!!

You should have heard the groans when he snapped the dead rabbit's back in the scene before the Oiliphant.I almost laughed.Some people never get desenseitised.
evan

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« Reply #27 on: 01-04-2003 03:27 »

I honestly admit I voted for Jar Jar, only because my friends started a "Messa Evil Jedi" bit because of Jar Jar's role in Ep 2. Imagine Jar Jar as a Dark Lord of the Sith. Go on, it's funny!
Joe25

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« Reply #28 on: 01-04-2003 04:07 »

Gollum.  I really liked how he came out
Nurdbot

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« Reply #29 on: 01-04-2003 04:59 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by evan:
I honestly admit I voted for Jar Jar, only because my friends started a "Messa Evil Jedi" bit because of Jar Jar's role in Ep 2. Imagine Jar Jar as a Dark Lord of the Sith. Go on, it's funny!
  laff

[Yoda]Defeat the Bink's if you...wait fell down a local Volcano he had..[/Yoda]

Gocad

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« Reply #30 on: 01-04-2003 06:34 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by evan:
I honestly admit I voted for Jar Jar, only because my friends started a "Messa Evil Jedi" bit because of Jar Jar's role in Ep 2. Imagine Jar Jar as a Dark Lord of the Sith. Go on, it's funny!

How do you know the plot of Episode 3?
Aleel

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« Reply #31 on: 01-04-2003 07:38 »

I can't decide whether I prefer Yoda or Sméagol.  frown I adore both.  love
Smitty

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« Reply #32 on: 01-04-2003 07:48 »

Gollum but I really liked Treebeard too.

We have come to an agreement that...you are not orcs  laff
eggsandwich

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« Reply #33 on: 01-04-2003 12:10 »

Yoda .. what can ya say .. good fella he is big grin
SlaytanicMaggot
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« Reply #34 on: 01-04-2003 19:57 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by DrThunder88:
Personally, I liked the Basilisk from Chamber of Secrets.  It didn't do much acting, but it was one scary-ass snake.

are we talking the mythical basilisk, or the lizard that runs across water?

Please edit your sig to 120 pixel height max.
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DrThunder88

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« Reply #35 on: 01-04-2003 22:05 »

Jesus was a lizard?
TheMadCapper

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« Reply #36 on: 01-04-2003 23:36 »
« Last Edit on: 01-04-2003 23:36 »

I have to go with Gollum.... masterfully done CGI. They did it the smart way too, with motion capture and having a real person jump on Frodo/splash down the stream/creep around, etc, then covering him up with Gollum. Yoda gets second prize. He's very good. Just not quite as good. Treebeard and the other ents, while detailed and nifty... don't seem to be as difficult to animate, due to their nature. Being treefolk, they don't have so much articulation, they're expected to move stiffly, etc.
But yeah, I wanted more Ent screen time. You could tell from reading the books that Tolkein had fun with the ents.
And anything from Harry Potter should probably be dragged out into the streets, shot, and then deleted from every hard drive on earth.

edit - as for JarJar. Let's just say I liked seeing him play the role he did in AOTC. Short, but it lets you know that he is bound to suffer worlds of mental anguish for the rest of his life, when he realizes what he's done.
Mr. Potter

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« Reply #37 on: 01-05-2003 00:14 »

Don't worry, you will see more time with the Ents in the Extended Edition(including Merry and Pippin drinking the Ent water)
evan

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« Reply #38 on: 01-05-2003 02:39 »

Those deleted scenes, I heard they were going to be really entertaining!   evil laugh
Nurdbot

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« Reply #39 on: 01-05-2003 03:46 »

[Bender]You suck!!!
[Evans]At least I have a soul
[Bender]Like I care
[Evans]And freckles!!
[Bender]*Crys*
[/Bender and Evans]
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